Krzychu's USS Skipjack ( SSN 585 )

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by Dragos, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. Dragos

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    I'm starting to build a new model , a submarine. It's the Krzychu's USS Skipjack , as you know the model is available on his site http://www.mikromodele.cba.pl/mikromodele.htm
    The original scale is 1:400 , but I don't like small models so I have print it on a 250 g/m2 A3 paper sheet, so it is with 41% bigger.

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  2. Texman

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    Dragos,

    I built this one down to 1/700 awhile back. Did you also download the improved nose section from his site? The original proved to be to blunt nosed. Will be interesting to see how this shapes up on the larger end of the scale!

    Ray
  3. Dragos

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    The first pieces....

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  4. Dragos

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    Yes , I've used the improved nose sections and they are looking good.
  5. col. kurtz

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    looks good look forward to seeing more :)
  6. Dragos

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    the model fits good and because of that the construction goes fast

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  7. Dragos

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    I've build the pieces from the back side

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  8. Lex

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    Great build on a great design! Glad to see the fixed nose came out fine!
  9. col. kurtz

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    looks really good can you help me out tho what correction sheet did you use for the nose as there are two pdfs i the corrections could you post a pic as to what parts you used :thumb:thnaks for sharing this with us :)
  10. Dragos

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    I've used the version with 3 pieces ( the Elips_01_02_03 file) . I will post pictures after I will advance with the construction.
  11. cdavenport

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    How well did the waterline line up? It also looks like you have used glossy paper or put a gloss varnish coating on it. Beautiful build!
  12. Dragos

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    A glossy card and a laser printer did the trick
    :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:
  13. Dragos

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    And my submarine is ready

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    More photos

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  15. Nando

    Nando Designer Extraordinaire

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    col. kurtz, if You want to see the finale shape of the other Pdf, You can see it at this thread where I choose to use the parabolic one.

    Dragos I'm proud to see that someone appreciates my work and my compliments for the fine build.

    Best, Nando :thumb:

    PS: Kurtz, I don't agree with your opinion in another thread and the truth about Apollo 11...
  16. col. kurtz

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    thanks nando:thumb:
  17. Krzychu74

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    Hello Dragos!
    I observ your re from the beginning. I am pleased very much, that you glued this model. Looks great! :thumb:
    Of course special thanks for Nando for making available corrected parts. :)

    Best regards.
    Krzychu74
  18. Lex

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    Great job Dragos!! This finished model looks very nice! Thanks to Krzychu and Nando for the model too :)
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    I've enjoyed a lot to build this model , Krzychu74 did a great job , also Nando's corrected parts transformed this submarine into a fantastic model.